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Remedy to control the wheezing problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My husband is having wheezing problem for the last one year
User:it generally occurs when he has heavy cold, eats sweets or oily stuff,
User:he underwent homeopathy and took some medicines of allopathy but it had relief only for some time
User:can u pls prescibe a remedy so that the wheezing can be brought to control
Doctor:May I know what medications of allopathy did he take?
User:montel tablet , grilintus syrup, celestone, polaramine
User:were the allopathy medicines , along with steam inhale and hot water chest massage
Doctor:Is he on any inhalers?
Doctor:Has he seen a pulmonlogist?
User:its all fine during the day but night it triggers
Doctor:I understand cold weather induces bronchoconstriction leading to wheezing.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Wheezing is a chronic symptoms associated with upper and lower respiratory system problems.
Doctor:It is predominantly seen in allergic bronchitis as well as bronchial asthma.
Doctor:And both are condition where the current available treatment can only control the problem but not completely cure it.
Doctor:The right treatment will begin with diagnosing the condition;
Doctor:and as the symptoms of both the condition overlap
Doctor:it is almost very difficult to differentiate them without clinical examination, radiological tests and lung function test.
Doctor:Hence consulting a pulmonologist is absolutely necessary.
Doctor:Further, the type of treatment which he needs will be decided based on the number of attacks he has in an year
User:His father also has the same problem ...... of wheezing .. Is it heridetary
Doctor:and the results of lung function tests.
Doctor:Can I call you to discuss the problem? You may be able to understand it better over a phone call?
Doctor:If it is fine, can you confirm your phone number?
User:As im in office can i call you...... can u pls give your no
User:I will call back in a while
Doctor:Whenever you are free, you can send us a get a call request through our website.
Doctor:I shall call you back on your phone number.
Doctor:Since the treatment of this condition is a bit complex
Doctor:it would be much clearer over the phone conversatation.
Doctor:I will be looking forward to your request.
Doctor:Hope that is ok?
User:ok .. thanks doctor..i will call you for a detail description as i get free.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Will get back to you after getting your request.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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